Monthly Archives: March 2011

How to not care that you’re turning 30

Get pregnant with twins when you’re 29. In all seriousness, though, I have barely thought about my birthday at all. Normally around this time of year I think about my goals and things I still want to accomplish. I think … Continue reading

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Week 37: I can’t believe I’ve made it this far

My appointment on Monday went just fine, and I finished another week of work. I have five school days left to go until spring break, essays to grade, quarter grades to post, and a newspaper to put out, not to … Continue reading

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Week 36: When would you stop going to work?

Everyone seems to be asking me if I’m still going to work.  The answer is yes.  And unless something is wrong at my doctor’s appointment tomorrow, like my blood pressure is too high or my cervix has started to dialate, … Continue reading

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It’s starting to get difficult

In the last week, my feet have started swelling. I know some people struggle with swelling throughout their whole pregnancy, but I haven’t. So I’d been hoping to avoid it.  But no such luck. I have to be careful about … Continue reading

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Week 35: Nieve is not a fan of me being awake at 2 a.m.

My dog has given me several confused and annoyed looks as I’ve moved from the kitchen, to the computer, to the bathroom, and back to the computer, turning on different lights and making various noises along the way. She’s used … Continue reading

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Week 34: I almost felt normal today

Friday night I came home and went to bed at 8:30.  Then on Saturday I ended up taking two short naps, one while Will was driving us up to Everett, and one on the way home.  Saturday night I went to bed … Continue reading

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Pregnancy weight-gain is weird

I have almost gained 25 pounds now, and by tomorrow, I probably will have. I didn’t gain very much weight for the first half of my pregnancy, but the weight gain has rapidly increased since Christmas. If I were to … Continue reading

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